11 days in Oman Itinerary

11 days in Oman Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oman trip itinerary planner
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— 3 nights
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Fly to Muscat, Drive to Al Hamra
Al Hamra
— 3 nights
Drive to Muscat International Airport, Fly to Dammam


Muscat — 3 nights

The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
On the 4th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Bait Al Zubair, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, have fun and explore at The National Museum of Oman, and stroll around Qurum Natural Park.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Muscat tour planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Muscat is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dammam to Muscat, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dammam in July, expect nights in Muscat to be about the same, around 36°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 43°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Khasab.
Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Parks
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Khasab — 1 night

A lively provincial capital, Khasab has been termed the "Norway of Arabia," because of its dramatic coastline, where dramatic inlets resemble the fjords of Scandinavia.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Khasab trip planning website.

Getting from Muscat to Khasab by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in July, and nighttime lows around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Salalah.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Salalah — 3 nights

The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Salalah is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Wadi Darbat, enjoy the sand and surf at Al Mughsail Beach, delve into the mystery of Earth Gravity Controversial, and explore the historical opulence of Taqah Castle.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Salalah trip planning app.

You can fly from Khasab to Salalah in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Khasab in July, expect Salalah to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Al Hamra.
Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas
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Al Hamra — 3 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Al Hamra: Jibreen Castle (in Jabrin) and Nizwa ( Nizwa Fort & Jebel Akhdar).

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Al Hamra trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Salalah to Al Hamra by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Salalah in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Al Hamra, with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Oman travel guide

Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Flea Markets
Underdeveloped and largely ignored by foreign visitors until the 1970s, Oman now represents one of the region's top vacation destinations, attracting tourists with its pretty beaches, impressive dunes, and friendly mountain villages. A tour of Oman allows travelers to discover a traditional Middle Eastern way of life, authentic cuisine, and thriving urban centers where centuries-old heritage meets every modern amenity under the sun. In a country of well-maintained roads, many visitors choose to drive from one city to the next, where a typical Oman itinerary will include World Heritage Sites, historic forts, modern beaches, and an eclectic dining scene.